Ag Economist Topics
Ownership of farmland was unchanged between 2011 and 2016, but Canadian producers shifted to more cash rent agreements.
Farm equipment expenses as a proportion of total farm expenses has trended flat over the past 10 years despite the large increase in farm equipment prices.
Canadian corn producers will reap the benefits as Brazil ramps up their 2017-18 sugar production.
The animal protein price projections from the OECD-FAO outlook suggest strong world demand matched up by proportional growth in production over the next ten years
The 2017 OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook reveals opportunities and challenges ahead for Canadian crop producers.
China’s domestic pork supply likely to continue growing, but won’t be enough to meet its world-leading demand
Farmland values in Canada, Australia and the U.S. differ, because they’ve followed very different trends in farm income.
Strong demand for beef is supporting cutout values above the historical 5-years average and supporting strong prices for cattle producers.
Canadian crop receipts are projected to remain relatively unchanged in 2017, mostly driven by strong production and solid foreign demand.
Canadian livestock receipts are projected to rebound in 2017, mostly driven by stronger production.